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PBS
Dec 4, 2012 12:00am PST
science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: house republicans today offered their counter- offer to the president's plan for a deal both sides say is needed to avoid year-end tax increases. the move was the latest volley in an increasingly tense face- off between the two branches of government. >> with 28 days left to come to a deal on the nation's fiscal cliff, the white house is holding firm on its proposal to raise taxes on the wealthy. spokesman jay carney. >> the obstacle remains at this point the refusal to acknowledge by republican leaders that there is no deal that achieves the kind of balance that is necessary without raising rates on the top 2% wealthiest americans. the math simply does not add up. >> ifill: the white house proposes raising $1.6 trillion in taxes over ten years, imposin
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
. and for those who are unfamiliar with the term "stem" it stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. the hard sciences that we have too few in terms of graduates from our colleges and universities. this bill passed in the house of representatives with 245 votes, and was originally sponsored by my friend and colleague, lamar smith of texas, and is very similar to a piece of legislation i myself have introduced earlier this year. the goal of this legislation is one that i think is -- enjoys broad bipartisan support, and that is to help the united states retain more of the highly skilled immigrants who come to study at our colleges and universities. in particular, this bill would make eligible for a green card those who graduate in the stem fields who get a master's degree or a ph.d. and so we would not add to the net number of green cards that would be eligible, there is 55,000 diversity lottery visa green cards that would be substituted for by these stem green cards. now, we all know that america's immigration system is broken, and, unfortunately, it's a self-inflicted wound in many
PBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:30pm PST
for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that nnec us. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thankou. >> woodruff: with 25 days left until the year-end fiscal cliff, and just 19 days until christmas, president obama warned lawmakers today not to add to the holiday pressures americans already feel, by letting the political stalemate drag on. but he also again insisted there would be no deal unless tax rates went up on the wealthy. >> the closer it gets to the brink, the more stressed we're going to be. >> woodruff: president obama made the short trip to northern virginia today to underline his plan to avert the fiscal cliff. at the home of what the white house called a typical middle class family, mr. obama said he's optimistic that agreement can be reached, but again drew a ha
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 5:00pm PST
of sciences, shakespeares garden was designed in 1928 by the california spring blossom association. flowers and plants played an important part in shakespeares literary masterpieces. here is an enchanting and tranquil garden tucked away along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. appreciate the beauty of its unique setting. the cherry tree, the brick walkways, the enchanting stones, the rustic sundial. chaired the
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 10:00am PST
learning to bubble in a multiple choice response. it is not literature, science, innovation, or creativity. it is not innovation. we need rigor and imagination. you need both. you have the left hand and the right hand. we have to combine those things. in california, we create innovation by ab32, but the only state with the cap and trade program, we create it by cutting regulation. i had to fire two incumbent people in our division of conservation. there were blocking oil exploration. i fired them and the oil permits for drilling went up 18%. we have to work on many levels. we're promoting efficiency. we're promoting and renewable energy and climate change -- i take courage change very seriously. we have got to do with it and there is a lot of resistance. but we deal with that through enlightened government policies, feedback, and changing them when we find they do not work. and encouraging the private sector where the ideas come up. i do not think -- steve jobs working in his career came up with stuff. i did not know that steve jobs was working in that group on the computer. we want to hav
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 3:00pm PST
.5 billion. doug mcelway has the story. >> we realize it is the stuff of science fiction. we intend to make it science fact. >> it would appear too incredible. except these former nasa managers are credible and experienced. calling their project golden spike. they planned to send man back to the moon within a decade on commercial spacecraft at a cost of $7 billion to $8 billion. >> our vision is to create a reliable and affordable u.s. base imher shall -- commercial trans transportation system. it is from virtually any nation or any corporation. or any individual. >> reporter: -- >> for many robotic missions they know the moon is tapping. >> it is rich in platinum and other elements of exotic value are there in huge quantity. >> helium 3 which does not exist in sufficient quantities on earth is plentiful on the moon. it could be mined and returned to earth to provide fuel for nuclear fusion which unlining the fission powered reactors leaves little radio active waste. >> and liftoff. >> extreme frugality is factored into the planning. >> adapt crew capsules that are already in development. o
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00am PST
people sort of live those years? >> absolutely. medical science has been so great. you mentioned novartis earlier. they're on the cutting edge of figuring out therapies that will work for people like me. so, for example, in my treatment, the first medicine i took called. >> glivac wasn't working the way i wanted it to. i changed to the next generation drug and it worked very well. it has given me what is called the molecular response, which means i no longer have any bad white blood cells that can be detected in my body down to the molecular level. that's the type of response that we want to reach and hope to maintain. >> you know in the three years since being diagnosed, what has been your biggest breakthrough personally or with respect to treatment? and how the treatments happened. >> i think personally once people found out i had leukemia, it made me a lot more human to people. when you're a successful athlete, people think you can do anything at anytime. and when they find out you're susceptible to the same things that every other ordinary person is susceptible to, it kind of humanize
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 10:00pm EST
. >>guest: thank you. there is a science to them in the imitators i cannot speak for. but they are imitators so that says something. >>caller: yes it does your hangers are wonderful!! >>guest: happy holidays and i guess you are getting a gift bag for yourself as well. >>caller: [laughter] [laughter] >>host: the yugo mirijam thank you. --there you go. gorgeous! we know we love6 c13 hangers. the bag is a really special added bonus. >>guest: look how big it is. to fit 36 hangers. you put echo in here and give it as a gift.--a coat >>guest: i do not think i have ever seen this many people on the telephone number. call now do not miss out because i think it goes away when we do. >>host: it does. it goes away when we go away. [laughter] >>guest: i am not going there. if you are going to part with it as a gift do not forget about the guys.from their suits, shirts. you your husband colleen, if you are fighting over hangers, give him a gift.1-36 pack in the color he wants. >>host: purple sold out, go to your next favorite color. >>guest: we still have ruby red? >>host: we will track. t
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00am PST
. and the first thing i thought was because we are not teaching them sciences or computer or technology. much of it had to do with up can't even answer a phone. you don't have social skills. you can't say please and thank you and do as you are told. what? >> i would like to see that report. i was just talking to someone that does manufacturing who works so many manufacturing policy in the government that said some of the numbers are overblown. some of those numbers, in fact are. i think you had someone from the consulting group saying? of those numbers are because -- you know, employers are not training and are not paying up for the skills. >> some of the argument has been that our education is so dismal we are not teaching people -- hold the phone for a minute here. dana bash from capitol hill is joining me. i heard your question. it was right on point. it was, i believe, question number one for the speaker. which was -- are you willing to start negotiating on the numbers of that top taxation issue between 35 and 39.5. you didn't get your answer. >> reporter: i didn't get my answer. but -- c
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 3:35pm EST
people. folks, this is not hard. this ain't rocket science. it would take 15 minutes from the time the decision is made by the speaker of the house to pass and make permanent middle- class tax cuts. the president would probably have me sprint up the hill to bring the bill back down to be signed. it is not complicated. it is not complicated. it does not even require a republican friends to say we agree that we should raise taxes on the top 2%. all its says is decoupled. let us take care of business and let us vote on the others, but do not hold hostage the relief for the middle class because you insist that 120,000 families get a $500 billion tax cut over 10 years. i have no idea the party affiliations. i expect a democrat over here. [laughter] beyond that, i am not going to guess. anyway, thank you, guys, very much. we have taken care of your lunch. this is a big deal. this i can afford. thank you very much for taking the time. we are prepared and the president has made a clear and the secretary geithner has made it clear, there are two requirements. one, the top brackets have to g
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
chief science correspondence robert bazel has the story. >> reporter: with the season starting early, children's hospital in memphis is feeling the first wave. >> we've seen more than 200 cases of flu in the hospital this week and we're admitting eight to ten kids a day. we expect it to accelerate, to get worse before it gets better in the next few weeks. >> reporter: schoolchildren are not only vulnerable, they play a big role in spreading the flu. >> when you have all those kids getting together, they tend to pass the virus back and forth, they all get sick in the school and bring it home into the community. >> the way to protect those people is to vaccinate the people around them. so vaccinating more children reduces the risk of older people in the community of getting the flu. >> reporter: health officials are urging everyone, adults and children over 6 months old, to get vaccinated, and officials emphasized there's plenty to go around and it's never too late to get it. for "today," robert bazell, nbc news, new york. >>> up next on "today," hear why one washington lawmakers wants
PBS
Dec 6, 2012 12:00am PST
? the answer is part of our science roundup online. hari sreenivasan has the details. >> sreenivasan: the image resembles a lite-bright time lapse. find those pictures and our conversation with a software developer who set out to visualize the 24-hour cycle of urban public transit systems. that's on our homepage. an international telecommunications conference in dubai aims to set new rules for the internet. what's at stake? we take a look in the rundown. and on making sense, economics correspondent paul solman argues both sides of the capital gains tax debate. all that and more is on our website newshour.pbs.org. judy? >> woodruff: and that's the "newshour" for tonight. i'm judy woodruff. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. we'll see you online and again here tomorrow evening. thank you and good night. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributio
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
him, nd he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. every human being is unique. and there is one store that recognizes it. the sleep nuer store. the only place in the world you' find the extraordinarily comfortabl sleep number experience. an exclusive collection of innovations that totally individualize your sleep. perfectly comfortable pillows that adjust your size and shape. temperature-balancing bedding. dual warmth comforters. all designed around the sleep number bed: a bed with dual-air technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. in the name of human individualy: the sleep number collection. discover how our sleep professionals can individualize your sleep experience. exclusively at one of our 400 sleep number stores nationde. sleep number. comfort individualized. this holiday season, give the gift that's magical: the innovative airfit adjustable pilillow at special 30% savings. now we need a little bit more... [ male announcer ] humana, we und
FOX
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
if there were science of axel rant used. but inside the building, there are fire investigators, police are also here on the scene. again, they consider this a suspicious fire. they're gathering and sifting through some of the evidence out here. but you can see that the restaurant, again from park to oak street is shut down to traffic. and it's going to be closed for the next hour or so while they continue the investigation. >>> we're learning more about the fan who fell from the third deck thursday night's raider's became. he's still hospitalized in serious condition with broken bones and other injuries. police have called it a deliberate act, but say it's unclear if the teenager had an understanding of the actions. a preliminary investigation revealed that the teen jumped or climbed over a wall and fell. >>> kansas city police have released two dash board videos related to the murder suicide of the chief's line backer belcher. in the first, he is asleep outside the apartment complex at 3:00 a.m. last saturday just hours before he killed his girlfriend and shot himself. police say he said he wa
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 12:00pm EST
than myself and the big pocket it lined with drusy. >>host: there you had it. there the science behind that it is fascinating and it is interestingtalk about these rocks that literally date back 500 million years. that is the outside and inside you have little pockets little cavities with the herkimer form in order for us to create the today's special you go through and sort only the best rough. this is best of the best. it top grade quality is not get better for a hardcover. if you are looking an earring with sparkle and pizazz and personality -- it does not get better than the herkimer.getting these. these a so much fun. they are a starter they will say those earrings are beautiful what are you wearing? when you give these as a gift they will not it you can only find herkimer today's special boutique. in japan they love her car. -- herkimer, nobody sells it for less than $50.this is a special one day only offer. read the in pennsylvania who is shopping today. -- ritahere that you had ordered for pairs >>caller: one pair for me and three pairs as christmas gifts. it will be hard
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